The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.43% 9.86% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 11.69% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 7
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£375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £443 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +87.40%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 308 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.33% 84.38% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 229 79
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 12 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -12 3 £375 +21.95% 2
Taunton -2 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Yeovil -5 1 - - 2
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) JSP
6 2 (15.38%) Struts
6 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) JSF
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) ATDD
7 1 (7.69%) API Development
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik